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Summertime is Turkey Time--Get that Roaster Out!!

Blog: Rise&Shine Urban Farm   -   Wednesday June 08, 2011   -   By Susan

  Summertime is the perfect time for turkey.  Pictured is a Tom hatched in July 2010 and overwintered.  The cut on the top of the breast was deliberate to show the "layer" of basting fat a tom of this age should...

Cleo, Cher, and their babies

Blog: Rise&Shine Urban Farm   -   Sunday June 05, 2011   -   By Susan

Just thought I would let everyone see the newest arrivals at the farm.  Both Cleo and Cher have at least twelve babies each.  I say at least twelve because I have not been able to count the fast moving darlings yet. This is what a...

HENS, 4-Her’s and POULTS

Blog: Rise&Shine Urban Farm   -   Sunday May 29, 2011   -   By Susan

    4-Her’s, HENS, and POULTS       4-Her’s:   Last year, I sold poults to a local Cass county 4-Her, Jacob Lee Temple, to show in the “breeding pair” class.   ...

Time For the Hens to Begin Raising Their Own Babie...

Blog: Rise&Shine Urban Farm   -   Sunday April 24, 2011   -   By Susan

With my last tray hatching next week, I am looking forward towards the hens doing all the work, while I just record their broodiness.  Besides, I have enough to do raising the poults I hatched.  I recently saw a hen I sold last year, and opps, I...

The Start of a Turkey Blog

Blog: Rise&Shine Urban Farm   -   Wednesday March 30, 2011   -   By Susan

March 30, 2011    Based upon the Midget White breeding program, my Pixie Whites are compact turkeys that I have been breeding for the past three years specifically for the small acreage farmer; who requires a naturally breeding, compact, white...

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